News Archive: Months of Agri-Pulse Reporting Available
Welcome to Agri-Pulse, the news source you can depend on for daily updates on the web and weekly e-newsletters regarding the latest in agricultural news and rural policy. Browse our website for concise coverage of daily farm and rural policy developments, and click on the link above to view a sample issue of our e-newsletter. If you like what you see, sign up for a four-week free trial subscription or subscribe by clicking the links above.
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 - Vehicle design and maintenance, temperature controls, training, and recordkeeping are key aspects of a new rule from the Food and Drug Administration addressing food transportation.
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 - A wounded warrior turned farmer, his teacher and a USDA under secretary met with members of the Agriculture Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday to make their case for programs that get veterans farming.
WASHINGTON, April 1,
2016 - Farmers in 17 Western states will have to step up their efforts to
conserve water in the coming decades, as temperatures rise and droughts and
floods become more frequent, the Bureau of Reclamation says in a new report.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - Canadian health experts have determined that (registered products containing 2,4-D are acceptable for continued registration) under current use conditions, painting a sharp contrast to decisions made by some other governments.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - Cotton and soybean growers will have a new herbicide at their disposal if an EPA proposal to approve dicamba on the genetically engineered versions of those crops is approved.
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - The USDA is making a new push to drum up support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) deal being negotiated by the U.S. and EU with a new report showing falling farm exports to Europe.
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 - The federal government ran into some tough questioning from the Supreme Court today in a case that could determine when landowners can challenge Army Corps of Engineers' wetlands determinations.
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refused food imports at the same level between 2005 and 2013, even though the volume of food imports increased over that time period, says an Economic Research Service study released Wednesday.
This week’s guest is Alabama 4th District Representative Robert Aderholt, who chairs the House Appropriations subcommittee on agriculture. In this week’s interview, Aderholt discusses his views on how appropriators addressed issues like SNAP benefits, rural development, sodium restrictions, additional testing for antibiotics in livestock production, crop insurance and funds to educate consumers on genetically engineered crops - and some of the challenges ahead when the bill hits the House floor, perhaps as early as next month.